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English translation: tram(way) car/street car


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Norwegian term or phrase:trikk
English translation:tram(way) car/street car
Entered by: quincey
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13:44 Aug 25, 2008
Norwegian to English translations [PRO]
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Norwegian term or phrase: trikk
How does this differ to sporvei?
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Local time: 14:01
tram(way) car/street car
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Diarmuid Kennan
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3 +7tram(way) car/street car
Diarmuid Kennan
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Frode Aleksandersen

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2 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +7
tram(way) car/street car


Diarmuid Kennan
Local time: 14:01
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Marie Andersson (Allen)
1 min

agree  valhalla55
13 mins

agree  NO-EN-DE
16 mins

agree  Αlban SHPΑTΑ
27 mins

agree  Michele Fauble
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agree  alexandratheres
4 hrs

agree  Egil Presttun: tram
15 hrs
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11 mins peer agreement (net): +1

Reference information:
Sporvei is for the most part used for the tram companies, such as Oslo Sporveier, or in a more general sense (sporveistrafikk, inntekter fra sporveiene etc).

Note added at 17 mins (2008-08-25 14:02:10 GMT)

Per is right! I wasn't even aware we used them in Norway, but apparently we do in Bergen: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bergen_trolleybus

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Frode Aleksandersen
Native speaker of: Native in NorwegianNorwegian, Native in EnglishEnglish

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agree  Egil Presttun
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